Durban-based material handling specialist, BLT WORLD, supplies and supports an extensive range of handling equipment, including transportation equipment designed especially for the wind turbine industry.
Novatech’s specialist equipment for the safe and efficient transportation of wind turbine components encompasses wing transportation, tower and Nacelle brackets.
BLT WORLD’s Novatech self-contained tower lifters are used for safely transporting wind turbine towers on board ro-ro ferries, with no risk of damage to components. The robust tower lifters, with a maximum lifting capacity of 80 t, are fitted with a hydraulic pump unit for dependable powering of lifting and steering cylinders. The tower bogie system, with a 140 t load capacity, has been designed to transport towers safely and securely around ports.
The company’s portfolio of container and bulk handling equipment also encompasses Mobicon straddle carriers, Taylor empty and loaded container handlers and reach stackers, as well as Meclift variable reach trucks for swift and safe container stuffing and handling.
Terminal tractors can be customised for specific handling tasks required. The company is also the exclusive distributor in Africa for the Samson range of bulk handling equipment, which includes material feeders for loading and high capacity stockpiling, link conveyors and eco – hoppers, as well as mobile shiploaders. BLT WORLD also distributes MDS trommel screens and apron feeders for mineral processing and recycling applications.
The company supports this equipment with a technical advisory and original spare parts service to all sectors, including shipping, mining and quarrying, civil engineering and construction, as well as general engineering, materials handling and agricultural industries.